direct answer

honest reply, straightforward answer

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • direct — [də rekt′; ] also [ dīrekt′] adj. [ME < L directus, pp. of dirigere, to lay straight, direct < di , apart, from + regere, to keep straight, rule: see REGAL] 1. by the shortest way, without turning or stopping; not roundabout; not… …   English World dictionary

  • direct — 1 /di rekt, daI rekt/ adjective 1 WITHOUT ANYTHING BETWEEN done without any other people, actions, processes etc coming between: Can we have direct access to the information on file? | She has direct control over the business. | I m not in direct …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • direct — di|rect1 W1S2 [dıˈrekt, ˌdaıˈrekt] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(without involving others)¦ 2¦(from one place to another)¦ 3¦(exact)¦ 4¦(behaviour/attitude)¦ 5 direct descendant 6 direct hit 7 direct heat/sunlight ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin:… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • direct — [[t]daɪre̱kt, dɪ [/t]] ♦ directs, directing, directed 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n Direct means moving towards a place or object, without changing direction and without stopping, for example in a journey. They d come on a direct flight from Athens …   English dictionary

  • Answer print — refers to the first version of a given motion picture that is printed to film after color correction on an interpositive. It is also the first version of the movie printed to film with the sound properly synced to the picture.Answer prints are… …   Wikipedia

  • direct — di·rect 1 vt 1: to order with authority the testator direct ed that the car go to his niece 2: to order entry of (a verdict) without jury consideration the court direct ed a verdict in favor of the defendant 3: to act …   Law dictionary

  • Direct and indirect realism — Direct realism argues we perceive the world directly For representationalism in the arts, see Realism (visual arts). The question of direct or naïve realism, as opposed to indirect or representational realism, arises in the philosophy of… …   Wikipedia

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  • Direct method (education) — The direct method of teaching foreign languages, sometimes called the natural method, refrains from using the learners native language and uses only the target language. It was established in Germany and France around 1900. Characteristic… …   Wikipedia

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